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The History of New Romulus in Star Trek Online

The History of New Romulus1,000 (30)

This is a rare achievementDiscover all the New Romulus lore

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Achievement Guide for The History of New Romulus

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Saracin
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Saracin
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Posted on 17 September 16 at 21:30, Edited on 25 November 16 at 22:40
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Much like the Path to 2049 achievement this one requires getting datachips. It also claims you need to be certain Tiers in the reputation to do the indoor instances, but I found that while doing the story they just sent me to those places anyway, even at Tier 0 and could replay them from the episode list. But it should be noted that while you only need to be level 50 to land on New Romulus, you can't do the quests there until you've unlocked the New Romulus episode and progressed to the correct mission. You can still do the alerts that can appear though.

While doing the accolades for exploring New Romulus you have to stand on the edge of a house in the Staging Area. Under you is the Romulan Historian. If you're trying to find her normally just look for the big ship in front of the warehouse and look for the small building to the south of it. She appears on you map when you get nearby, just not with the usual "i" icon. When you select the only option given you'll be taken to a personal Duty Officer mission that last 20 hours and requires 4 research. While there is a small chance of failure, depending on the officer used, I wouldn't worry to much about it.

While there might be other ways to get these items, I choose to redo the New Romulus mission for the Overgrown Caves and collect the figurines. The mission is pretty straightforward, not as much fighting as the others, with 2-3 research each time and you can also earn progress towards another accolade by checking out the murals randomly placed in the caves. If you need more Research I also recommend the Mountain Pass. Again it's straightforward, not too hard, and in this mission you want to keep an eye out for 3 small glowing terminals near each of the captured Romulans. The missions have a 30 minute cooldown, so you can always just do one mission again once it's ready. You could also abort a mission before completing all of the objectives, but this can bug some objects you interact with, like the device to lower the forcefield in the Caves, so I don't recommend it.

You can also get Research from the Alerts that happen on New Romulus, but the amount is dependent on if you get 100% and how much you contributed. More than likely all you'll get is 1, although a successful Alert can net you somewhere between 4 - 10.

There are 31 of these datachips that you need to earn, each volume and chapter have their own accolades to help you keep track. You can also trade/sell these chips with other players, or mail them between other characters on your own account by sending it to your own gamertag, example @saracin, just like in Neverwinter. The achievement should unlock along with the accolade for completing all volumes so make sure you collect them all on one character.

The volumes and chapters breakdown as:

Volume 1 - 3 Chapters
Volume 2 - 3 Chapters
Volume 3 - 3 Chapters
Volume 4 - 7 Chapters
Volume 5 - 8 Chapters
Volume 6 - 7 Chapters

If I'm missing any info or need to be clear on anything please let me know in the comments or send me a message.

EDIT: Add info about another area the wiki is currently wrong, and also another, less that useful, way to get Research.

11/25 EDIT: Changed the info to reflect that it's now a Duty Officer mission. Helpfully I didn't miss anything.
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